Succeeding in business requires a sharp organizational and financial mindset, but to advance to the management level you need to build beyond those skills. The online Bachelor of Science in Management degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business allows you to develop the specialized management strategies and skills that can help you build your business expertise and your career. At UAB we can help you do more than explore your management potential — we can help you reach it.

MANAGEMENT PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • 100% online degree program
  • Award-winning, student-oriented faculty members
  • 24/7 technical help desk
  • Collaborative networking opportunities
  • Transfer credits accepted
  • Scholarships available to qualified candidates

WHY CHOOSE A BACHELOR’S IN MANAGEMENT?

Learn the theory and practice of management

Study employment law and leadership strategies

Gain an understanding of organizational dynamics

Build your network of management professionals

YOU HAVE THE AMBITION — NOW FURTHER YOUR EXPERTISE.

A bachelor’s in management can do more than earn you a place in the business world — it can help you lead. Our focused bachelor’s in management degree can prepare you for tomorrow’s leadership roles in nearly any industry today. Management positions in nearly every industry require a minimum of a bachelor’s in management for employment in addition to the organizational, communication, and leadership skills that top-ranked programs, such as UAB’s online bachelor’s in management, can help you develop.

WHY CHOOSE UAB’S COLLAT SCHOOL OF BUSINESS?

Your online management degree carries weight when it is from a recognized institution. We have garnered national and international respect for our rigorous academic standards and consistent record of growth and accomplishment. Our accolades include:

Named among the Top 100 “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.”

The Princeton Review named UAB among the “Top 10 Universities in the United States for Diversity” for four consecutive years.

UAB’s Collat School of Business is AACSB-accredited.

Our renowned business school is focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership. We create and share business knowledge that transforms our students’ lives through a relevant and robust curriculum, technology-driven instructional methods, and a climate that fosters continuous improvement. We offer an engaging learning environment with classrooms extending well beyond the UAB campus walls. Our metropolitan location allows our faculty to build strong relationships with professionals from the state’s leading companies — from Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurial startups — and to integrate their practical experiences into our programs.

INDUSTRY OUTLOOK AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Average Annual Salary $96,430*

Named one of the highest-paying occupations in the U.S. by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and ranked No. 5 among “Best Business Jobs” by U.S. News & World Report, operations managers are tasked with hiring, contract negotiation, and budgeting, though duties vary by company.
*Salary data provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

YOU HAVE 2 MILLION REASONS TO EARN THIS DEGREE.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 5.5 million individuals are employed in management roles today, and more jobs are expected. The future is bright for management hopefuls, as the field is projected to add more than 2 million jobs during the next 10 years because of growth and regular replacement needs. Your odds are good. A bachelor’s from UAB makes them better. What are some career options for our graduates? From management consultants to operations managers, a management degree can lead to many career paths with varied salaries. The salaries in this discipline range from an average of $60,550 to $124,870 depending on experience, education, and job title. At left are some common career paths for management professionals, along with average salaries according to the BLS.

Earn Your Degree on Your Schedule

The Collat School of Business’ management degree offers a relevant and robust online curriculum that can help you develop the tools you need to launch your career in management. Our coursework covers relevant management theories and gives you the opportunity to apply that knowledge in practical, real-world situations.

Our 100% online management degree continuously evolves to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s business, particularly by giving you the opportunity to focus on your interests and professional goals.

General Management

Our General Management concentration offers a broad-based study that can help you gain the technical, financial, communication, and personnel management skills necessary for success in the field. Courses include:

  • International Business Dynamics
  • Management Planning and Control
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management

General Management Core (24 credit hours)
MG 401 Organization Behavior — 3 credit hours
MG 409 Human Resource Management — 3 credit hours
MG 413 Employment Law — 3 credit hours
MG 425 Managing Through Leadership — 3 credit hours
Management Electives — 12 credit hours
Management Capstone (3 credit hours)
BUS 450 Strategic Management — 3 credit hours

 

Want to learn more?
Explore our online management degree course descriptions.

 

THE HELP YOU NEED TO GET THE CAREER YOU WANT

We provide many tools to help jumpstart your successful career, starting with Career & Professional Development Services. This service provides resume, interviewing, and job search tips to aid you on your path to employment, as well as networking and professional experience opportunities.

Career & Professional Development Services also gives you access to HireABlazer, an online career management site for students, alumni, and employers nationwide. Career & Professional Development Services has the tools and tips to help you reach your employment goals.

FAQS

We recommend students pursuing online undergraduate or graduate degrees consider programs with extensive experience delivering online learning, professional accreditation (AACSB), a dedicated full-time faculty, a high level of student satisfaction, and a low student attrition rate. UAB’s online management degree offers you all of these advantages, providing the benefits of a traditional university education with the convenience and flexibility afforded by the use of advanced technology.